ANDREW Cuomo has served as the 56th governor of New York since 2011.
Cuomo has nearly two years left in his term, but he has been embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal.
Andrew Cuomo speaks during a press conference in March of 2021[/caption]
Who is Andrew Cuomo?
Andrew Cuomo was born on December 6, 1957, in Queens, New York.
He is the son of the late Mario Cuomo, who also served as the governor of New York.
Andrew Cuomo graduated from Fordham University in 1979 and received his law degree from Albany Law School three years later.
He would embark on a political career and serve as Hud secretary and New York State attorney general before being elected governor in November of 2010.
Cuomo arrives at a press conference in 2020[/caption]
Cuomo was married to Kerry Kennedy from 1990 to 2005, and they share three children.
He also had a long-term relationship with celebrity chef Sandra Lee.
Part of a large family, Cuomo has four siblings, including CNN commentator Chris Cuomo.
What is Andrew Cuomo’s net worth?
It is believed that Andrew Cuomo has a net worth of about $5million.
The governor’s salary is $200,000 but it is expected to rise to $250,000 sometime in 2021, according to the Democrat & Chronicle newspaper.
State lawmakers voted to increase his pay in 2019.
Cuomo makes a point during a press conference[/caption]
What are the allegations against him?
Multiple women have accused Cuomo of sexual harassment and inappropriate conduct in the workplace.
Ana Liss, 35, told the Wall Street Journal in a story published on March 6 that when she worked as a policy aide, Cuomo called her “sweetheart,” once kissed her hand and asked whether she had a boyfriend.
She said Cuomo sometimes greeted her with a hug and a kiss on both cheeks.
The statements made by Liss are the latest in a string of accusations against Cuomo, who has denied ever touching anyone inappropriately.
Andrew Cuomo (standing, left) attends a meeting held by his father, Governor Mario Cuomo[/caption]
Cuomo’s representative Jack Stern issued a statement to The Sun on behalf of the governor’s senior advisor Rich Azzopardi.
“Reporters and photographers have covered the governor for 14 years watching him kiss men and women and posing for pictures,” the statement read.
“At the public open-house mansion reception, there are hundreds of people, and he poses for hundreds of pictures. That’s what people in politics do.”
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The state’s attorney general plans to hire an outside law firm to investigate the sexual harassment allegations.
There have also been separate allegations that the Cuomo administration misled the public about coronavirus deaths in nursing homes.
Some lawmakers have demanded Cuomo’s resignation.